: Politics '64 motion picture filmDescription
: One week after the November 1964 election in California, this panel of journalists discusses the political campaigns and election results, with a focus on California. In the election President Johnson defeated Barry Goldwater in California by more than one million votes, Senator Pierre Salinger lost to George Murphy by more than two hundred thousand votes, and in the main incumbents remained in office. The panelists are (1) Sydney Kossen, political editor, San Francisco Examiner; (2) Earl C. "Squire" Behrens, political editor, San Francisco Chronicle; (3) Jack McDowell, News Call Bulletin; and (4) Richard C. Bergholz, political writer, Los Angeles Times. The panelists are introduced by the moderator, A. Ruric Todd, executive representative, PG&E. This is the final program in the "Politics '64" series.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California. The series featured candidates for statewide office in California and discussions of leading issues, and was produced in cooperation with the Pacific Service Employees Association, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Local 1245), and the Engineers and Scientists of California.Sequence
: Politics '64 opening sequence (00:30), scenes of audience and panelists taking their seats on stage (01:12), Todd begins speaking by introducing the program and the panelists (02:18), Todd asks first question of Berholz, about how he analyzes Johnson's sweeping victory in California, Salinger's loss, and the retention of most incumbents (09:14), the first panelist, Bergholz, speaks (09:36), first question from the audience (28:14), Todd thanks the panelists (45:33), audience applauds and begins to exit (46:09), end credits (46:27).Source
: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide
: Pacific Gas and Electric Company Motion Picture Film 1960-1970Call Number
: 80177 Reel 12Rights
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